Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Fakultät III - Sprachenzentrum
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
26129 Oldenburg


In the summer semester 2024 our Deutschkurse 1 - 7 (level A1.1-B2.1) will all be taught on campus (classroom teaching).

Courses will start w/c on April, 2.

 „Survival German for International Researchers” (beginners) will start one week later, w/c April, 10.

No additonal courses (Themenkurse).

For more information please see our current course programme


Participants who are not enrolled at Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg must pay a course fee according to the official scale of fees. The fee for our Deutschkurse 1-8 is 100,- Euros and the fee for the Themenkurse (additional courses) amounts 32,- Euros. Moreover, participants who do not have access to Stud.IP must apply for acceptance as a ‘guest student’ (Gasthörer/in) at the Centre for Lifelong Learning. This incurs an additional fee up to 135 Euros. Please do not apply for the guest studentship until you get admission to one of our courses. 

German courses during the semester

Our German courses in the semester are aimed at:

International students (exchange, degree seeking and PhD students)
International researchers (guest researchers) and university staff


Online registration

All new participants must register here between March, 1 – 21 and take our online Placement test on March, 26 at 10am on Stud.IP. This also counts for participants who's last German language course at our Language Centre or who's participation in our Placement test is more than one year ago (before March 2023). Complete beginners must also register here but are not supposed to take the Placement test.

New students (exchange, degree-seeking and PhD) can register even if they are not yet enrolled at the time of registration.

Please note that we cannot admit new external participants (not enrolled or not working at CvO Universität Oldenburg or affiliated institutes).

You will receive more information about the Placement test once you have registered. Please note that there will be no further dates.

If your participation in one of our German language courses or in our Placement test is not longer than one year ago (not before March 2023) you can sign up yourself directly on Stud.IP between March, 1 and April, 5 for a corresponding course at your level. In this case you are not supposed to register here.

Please also note that it is not possible to skip a level.

Online registration

Our German courses in the semester

German courses A1.1–B2.2

The Language Centre offers German courses at levels A1.1–B2.2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The courses take place from October to February (winter semester) and from April to July (summer semester). Courses take place for 6 credit hours each week over a period of 14 weeks. Successful completion of the course is worth 9 ECTS credits.

Course information

Additional courses

During the lecture period, language courses on different topics are offered in addition to the regular German courses. These courses have a duration of 12 weeks with 2 credit hours per week (24 hours in total). Successful completion of the course is worth 3 ECTS credits.

Additional courses will not be offered during the summer semester 2024!

Additional courses

Course information

Survival German for International Researchers

This beginners’ course is specifically geared towards international PhD students, PostDocs and visiting scientists and offers a first introduction to the German language. The course takes place during the lecture period with 2 credit hours. No credit points/ECTS are assigned.

You can join the current course (from April, 10th) at any time! Registration by email:

Course information

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